Payne wins World Championship test event
17th June 2013
World Champion Keri-anne Payne took victory in her first 10km race of the year at the Barcelona test event at the weekend.
Payne, who won silver at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the same distance, took the race out hard and won her gold medal in a time of 1:57:20.
Fellow 2013 World Championship competitor Danielle Huskisson finished eighth after dropping back on the fourth lap. Her time was 2:01:23.
The pair will now focus their attentions on their final preparations for the World Championships which take place from 20th – 27th July.
British Gas GBR Open Water Team for 2013 World Championships
- Daniel Fogg
- Jack Burnell
- Keri-anne Payne
- Danielle Huskisson